Friday STEM News Line-Up

STEM In The News:  “Kids Might Close Government’s IT Talent Gap” There is a massive shortage of IT workers in America and the numbers keep getting higher and higher. “The Computing Technology Industry Association’s latest data showed that there were 301,873 cybersecurity job openings nationwide between April and March of last year.” So what can… Learn more

Kate Biberdorf Featured on the Today Show!

With fire and ice, University of Texas Professor Dr. Kate Biberdorf, “Kate the Chemist”,  wowed our 2018 attendees with exciting and incredibly high-energy stage shows! Dr. Biberdorf is on a mission to inspire kids with chemistry and was featured last week on the Today Show. In an interview with Karlie Kloss, Dr. Biberdorf shares some… Learn more

NCR Foundation Tells Why it Served as a Sponsor of X-STEM DC

NCR Foundation Tells Why it Served as a Sponsor of X-STEM DC!  X-STEM DC, an Extreme STEM Symposium presented by the NCR Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense, featured 20 leading hands-on speakers and attracted more than 3,000 enthusiastic middle and high school students from the DC region and beyond for high-energy inspiration in… Learn more

Students Engaged with STEM Mentors at X-STEM DC 2019

The USA Science & Engineering Festival’s 6th X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by NCR Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense, was held on March 19, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.  X-STEM DC 2019 featured over 20 speakers representing top science universities, high tech, and life science corporations, non-profit organizations and… Learn more

X-STEM at Travis event inspires region’s students

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, CA, UNITED STATES 03.07.2019 Story by Airman 1st Class Christian Conrad  60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs  The scene of a middle school science fair is universal. A packed auditorium, teachers shuffling from project to project busily writing notes on a clipboard and the ever-present smell of vinegar from a volcano project… Learn more

DiversityComm Returns to Festival as Major Partner, Bringing Strong Message of Inclusion in STEAM Careers

As the proud publisher of Diversity in STEAM Magazine and other noted publications promoting diversity and inclusion in employment and careers, DiversityComm is returning to the USA Science & Engineering Festival as a major partner – helping to inform and engage the Festival’s growing audience in the rewarding frontiers of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Design and Mathematics)…. Learn more

Clippers SciFest SoCal Announcement!

L.A. Clippers to Celebrate STEM on the West Coast at New “Clippers SciFest SoCal” Clippers and USA Science & Engineering Festival Team Up to Host STEM Festival at L.A. Convention Center March 22-23 Los Angeles, CA – The L.A. Clippers and the USA Science & Engineering Festival have teamed up to present “Clippers SciFest SoCal,”… Learn more